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Elis, Eleia,Ancient Olympia Peloponnesus,

Loschge, Leonhard. Elis. "Elis." Nürnberg/ Nuremberg. Loschge Leonhard. 1687
Extremely scarce small copper engraved map of Elis, Peloponnesus, from Loschge's "Neue vermehrte Beschreibungder trflichen Halbinsel Morea mit den Angrezenten Inseln und Provinzen des Coronelli und andern Italianischen Schriften"
Modern hand colour.
The map shows the area of north of Cyprissia and surrounding Ancient Olympia home of the first Olympic games. Good impression; modern hand colour; upper margin short due to binding; old ink numbers to borders.

Leonhard Loschge; active 1675-1700 [ died 1714]

Was a German bookseller and publisher in Nuremberg. He published his "Neue vermehrte Beschreibungder trflichen Halbinsel Morea mit den Angrezenten Inseln und Provinzen des Coronelli und andern Italianischen Schriften"in 1687with numerous miniature views and maps after Coronelli ; the views are original and not just reduced versions of the Coronelli; some are copies of those that appear in Jacob von Sandrart's " Kurtze Beschreibung von Venedig auch der Grieschischen Provintz and Pen-Insel Morea, snbt der jetzigen Kreigs-Handlung" also published in Nuremberg in 2 editions in 1682 & 1686.[ It is possible to identify Loschge's plates as they do not have a plate number within the engraving.]

HJacob von Sandrart ( 1630 - 1708 ) was engraver, art dealer and publisher in Nuremberg.
Zacharakis:2086. 66 by 114mm (2½ by 4½ inches).   ref: 2775  €150

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